Dating from the 17th century, this spacious Tuscan farmhouse has been meticulously restored, with an eye for detail and a desire to offer elegant, easygoing surroundings…..etc will find a sophisticated atmospheric hideaway just minutes form Tuscany’s major attractions.his wonderful old farmhouse is available for rent and sleeps 11 guests.
Once derelict, the farmhouse has been sensitively restored with traditional Tuscan details, such as tiled floors and beamed ceilings. Lovely old features have been preserved, such as a vaulted hall, an old bread oven, arched doors, shuttered windows and a hay barn now converted into a magnificent sitting room.
Concealed modern lighting throughout the house, complemented by antique wall lights, highlights the architectural details without spoiling the rustic atmosphere. All double bedrooms have multiple windows and en suite bathrooms.
At the heart of the house, an old olive tree shades a sunny courtyard, where two loggias command fine views across the valley. The garden leads on to the vineyard, which in turn is surrounded by oak woods and streams. The well-planted garden includes a young orchard, a Tuscan kitchen garden, lawns and a herb-filled lane.
A long swimming pool is shaded on either side by an arcaded loggia and pergola. From the shallow end, a submerged curved seat looks out onto an exceptional view.
***Please note, this house does not allow children under the age of 5
Master bedroom = king bed (6'), large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower and a separate walk-in shower.
Torre Bedroom = double bed (5'), loggia (balcony off private lobby), large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower, walk-in shower
Fienile Bedroom = two single beds, large ensuite bathroom with tub & hand-held shower and a separate walk-in shower.
Corner Bedroom = two single beds, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Single Bedroom = one single bed.
Pool Room = two single beds, ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower and vessel sink.
Large living room with fireplace and access to terrace through a huge door offering wonderful lighting and views
A smaller second living room with fireplace
Large eat-in farmhouse kitchen
Elegant dining room that can seat 10 people.
Side by side refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water dispenser
5-burner stove with 2 ovens
filter coffee maker and grinder
Washer & dryer
External drying linesIiron in separate laundry room
Yamaha grand piano (key on request)
2 stereo systems with CD's
iPod docking stations
5 hair dryers
Air-conditioning and fans in bedrooms
Dramatic architectural lighting
Linen curtains in soft country colors and a mixture of antiques and fine modern pieces
Full central heating (some under floor) metered for an additional charge. Telephone metered for an additional charge
26 hectares of grapevines & woodland with your own personal stream
archways framing 360-degree views,
Terraces wrapping around the house and the pool offer endless opportunities for getting away from the pressures of a hectic life
Pool house that offers a shaded loggia for extra privacy
Three different external dining areas; two in covered loggias, one poolside dining table
Open loggia in courtyard with shaded seating area
Large swimming pool (42ft x 23 ft)
Pool changing area
Maid service 5 hours, 5 1/2 days a week (no Monday pm or Wednesday all day)
No smoking please.
An arrival pack is available on request and grocery shopping is available but will require a €400 deposit
The first shopping trip is free and there is a maximum of 2 shopping trips per week please; the charge is for time, petrol & groceries
Services Available by Request
Telephone & fax
Heating as used
Food shopping (prior to arrival)
Golf and horseback riding available
Private wine tastings
Private cooking classes
Laundry & dry cleaning
Additional maid services
Olive oil tastings
Private car delivery
Italian language lessons
Location/Where to Go
Shops and restaurants in San Donato in Poggio 2 miles
Panzano 5 miles
Greve 10 miles
Florence 17 miles
Siena 25 miles
Pisa 61 miles
Rome 3 1/2 hours.
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